2023 Summer Professional Development from the Gilder Lehrman Institute

Registration for Summer 2023 PD is now open! The Gilder Lehrman Institute is offering multiple in-person and online American history programs for educators on a wide range of topics presented by award-winning scholars. Click here to learn more about all our Summer 2023 PD programs. 2023 Summer Professional Development Offerings ​ The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to return to Gettysburg College for our second annual Teacher Symposium from July 16 to July 19. The Symposium will feature… Read more

Register Now for Summer 2023 American History MA Courses

The Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History allows K–12 educators, National Park Service rangers, and public history professionals to pursue a master’s degree from anywhere in the world. Registration is now open for Summer 2023 courses.  Summer 2023 Courses American Indian History: 1900 to the Present with Donald L. Fixico, Arizona State University Capitalism in American History with David Sicilia, University of Maryland The Great Depression and the New Deal with Eric Rauchway… Read more

International Press for GLI's Spanish-American Curriculum Partnership with the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (GLI) has partnered with the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute (QSSI) to collaborate on creating teaching materials, including posters sent to more than 6,000 K–12 schools nationwide, that highlight the significant role of Spain in the history and independence of the United States. Additional pedagogical materials will be distributed by the Gilder Lehrman Institute throughout its network of 34,000 Affiliate Schools. At a signing ceremony in Madrid,… Read more

April 22 Veterans Legacy Program at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery: The Full Measure: American Service in World War II

In partnership with the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program, we are pleased to offer free professional development sessions in the spring of 2023 focusing on different aspects of American Veterans' and Service Members’ lives on and off the battlefield and how to effectively bring that content back to the classroom. As the first part of this series, we are now offering an in-person workshop in San Diego, California. April 22, 2023, 8:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M. PT The Full… Read more

Gilder Lehrman Teacher Symposium Open House Q&A Recording Available Now

Want to find out what to expect at our 2023 Teacher Symposium, July 16–19 at Gettysburg College? Our education team held this live discussion and Q&A open house on March 28. Discussion topics include Finding the best Teacher Symposium course for you How to get to Gettysburg College How the days are structured Lodging What to expect on our guided Gettysburg Battlefield tour Additional highlights for Symposium attendees like the opening reception and trivia night Please enjoy the Open House… Read more